Film, Video First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /
About this Item
- First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8 /
- Other Title
- Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Wash.
- 1st Avenue, Seattle, Washington
- 5th Avenue, Seattle, Wash.
- From Edison films catalog: Taken during the Klondike excitement. The streets are crowded with miners buying outfits and supplies. Mule trains, trolley cars and hurrying pedestrians give life and bustle to the scene. 50 feet. $7.50.
- Advertised as part of the "Northern Pacific Railway Series" (Edison films catalog): The following pictures were taken by our artists at various points on the Northern Pacific Railway. We are greatly indebted to their officials who afforded us every opportunity in their power to obtain these splendid views. Many of the scenes are incident to the excitement prevailing at the time of the Klondike gold rush. They show the resources of this company for handling large numbers of people, baggage, freight and excursion parties, and give to prospective tourists and merchants an idea of the facilities with which this road handles traffic of all kinds (p. 9).
- Contributor Names
- White, James H. (James Henry), production.
- Blechynden, Frederick, camera.
- Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
- Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Created / Published
- United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., 1897.
- Subject Headings
- - Streets--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Gold mines and mining--Equipment and supplies
- - Gold miners--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Klondike River Valley (Yukon)--Gold discoveries
- - City and town life--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Transportation--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Mules--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Pedestrians--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Trolley cars--Washington (State)--Seattle
- - Seattle (Wash.)
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- - 60554 U.S. Copyright Office
- - Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 25Oct1897; 60554.
- - Duration: 0:25 at 30 fps.
- - Filmed ca. August 6-9, 1897, in Seattle, Washington.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
- - Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 323; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; Edison films catalog, no. 105, July 1901, p. 9 [MI].
- ref print. 1 reel of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- paper pos. 1 roll of 1 (ca. 50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Box 7073
- LC 1021 (paper pos)
- Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D. C. 20540 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Library of Congress Online Catalog
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
Thomas A. Edison, Inc
White, James H. (james Henry)
Klondike River Valley
SubjectsActualities (motion Pictures)
City and Town Life
Equipment and Supplies
First Avenue (seattle, Wash.)
Gold Mines and Mining
Klondike River Valley (yukon)
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694205/. (Accessed September 28, 2016.)
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Blechynden, F., Thomas A. Edison, I. & Paper Print Collection. (1897) First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00694205/.
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Blechynden, Frederick, Camera, Inc Thomas A. Edison, and Paper Print Collection. First Avenue, Seattle, Washington, no. 8. United States: Edison Manufacturing Co, 1897. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/00694205/>.